Nutrition

Our bodies are literally made from the food we eat, which also provides the energy that every cell needs to live and do its job. Good nutrition can help you to live a longer active life and reduce your risk for serious health problems.

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The Truth About Olive Oil

The Truth About Olive Oil

Extra virgin olive oil is more versatile than previously thought, find out what makes it so special and the right way to use it to reap the benefits.
Pathways of Energy, Part 2: Fat

Pathways of Energy, Part 2: Fat

Tracking the path of fat and fatty acids through the body helps give a better understanding of how the body deals with energy.
How to Spot Fake Fiber

How to Spot Fake Fiber

The nutrition facts label on food packaging indicates grams of fiber per serving, but it does not reveal whether the fiber is intact or isolated.
Triglycerides on the Menu

Triglycerides on the Menu

Which of the typical serving sizes of the pictured foods is most likely to raise the triglycerides level in your bloodstream?
Changing Food into Fat

Changing Food into Fat

You know that the food you eat contains protein, fat, and carbohydrates. But did you know that your body can convert some of these nutrients into others? Choose the conversions that you think are possible: